A black lacquer four-case inro By Nakayama Komin (1808-1870), mid/late 19th century
Lot 140*
A black lacquer four-case inro By Nakayama Komin (1808-1870), mid/late 19th century
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,249) inc. premium
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A black lacquer four-case inro By Nakayama Komin (1808-1870), mid/late 19th century A black lacquer four-case inro By Nakayama Komin (1808-1870), mid/late 19th century
Lot Details
A black lacquer four-case inro
By Nakayama Komin (1808-1870), mid/late 19th century
Of upright form, bearing a fine roiro ground, lacquered with the dream of Rosei, the Chinese worthy reclining on a bench beneath overhanging branches, in gold and slight-coloured takamakie with slight details of inlaid aogai and raden, his dream of being carried in a palanquin in a procession shown on the reverse in gold togidashi and the interior of nashiji, signed Komin kore wo tsukuru.
9.5cm (3¾in).

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  • 盧生の夢図螺鈿蒔絵印籠 銘「古民造之」 19世紀中期/後期

    Provenance: M. T. Hindson collection, sold at Sotheby's London, 20th October 1969, lot 1340.
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